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us here today, and president obama ice second inauguration falling on the martin luther king holiday. the symbolism not lost on the president as he navigated through l pomp and circumstance of the occasion to give a glimtion of the progressive agenda if the next four years. white house correspondent ed henry has the report. >> for president obama, plenty of differences from four years ago. he's grayer, weather warmer, crowd smaller, and the oath of office had no slip ups. this time, he was moe aggressive in using his inaugural address to reprize the central message of the campaign making it clear he believes he has a mandate. >> for weeks, the people understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do well and a growing many barely make it. >> reporter: the nation's first african-american president sworn in for a second term on the martin luther king jr. holiday leaning on the words of king and lincoln. >> through blood drawn by lash and sword, we learn no union founded on the principles of liberty and equality could survive half slave and half free. >> casting himself
numbers, keep in mind, our stock market closed in the united states today because of martin luther king. this is the second time this has happened. the president is expected to make reference to that and the significance of that. you can see the crowds right now. they have been there a long while. >> they have. we hit the streets at about 5:00 a.m. there are various gates where you have to have specific tickets. people were queued up ready and waiting even knowing it could be hours until they even got to the security checkpoint. they wanted to make sure that the first moment they could get in, they would be available. the cabinet members, the vice president and of course awaiting the president continues. [ cheering ] >> you hear the cheers of the crowd here. each time they see a friendly face or someone they are very supportive of, the cheers go up. it is cold here. folks are bundled up. kids of all ages. folks from all over the country. we just met someone from hawaii told us that she was freezing, which we understood. the president will speak 20 or 30 minutes. the longest speech in th
worked with the lbj, today is the anniversary of martin luther king, he said that could not have been done without tremendous effort to reaching out to the other side. here's what he said: >> i think that reflects reality here is which things cannot get done without some republican votes. it is a matter of math; right? you have to have some republican votes. i think the concern with some democrats is that the rhetorical push right now from the white house isn't making that easier. you know -- david: by the way, we're looking at live pictures of the president. i believe he's on pennsylvania avenue; is that right? you would know that. it's the pennsylvania walk after the luncheon; right? >> right, getting close to the white house where the parade stand is. you know -- david: keep those pictures up if you can while gerry is talking. >> they got a fiscal cliff deal done at the end of the year by getting some democrats and republicans in the house voting together. that's going to have to be the model. i think there's going to have some step back from this kind of rhetoric and a move toward
forum. more on that later on. happy martin luther king jr. day everyone and happy inauguration as president obama officially begins his second term. you might be off today, but we are open for business. let's make you some money. did you invest after inauguration day four years ago? well, you'd be in great shape if you did. check out the dow. since president obama took office, up nearly 65% in that time frame. and if you think that is good, the s&p up nearly 75% in the same time period. and one of the best performing sectors under the president has been technology. second only to consumer discretionaries. the tech sector up more than 100% over the past four years. and 13 days of trading into 2013, the tech sector continuing its gains of just under 2% and this week is a big week for tech earnings, everyone. coming up, we will break down the most important things you need to know about the big reports. and are you better off than you were four years ago? well, at least your 401(k) might be. how do you make sure that your portfolio has returns? like all of this, we have a guy that
the inauguration this weekend. you know, martin luther king holiday on monday. it is just sort of sandwich this in tomorrow seems like tough timing and maybe even a little inappropriate? >> well, to go to your first point, the timing was based on the fact that on the first day of the 113th congress there were nine bills introduced to basically grab our guns. and, dianne feinstein's bill is set to be introduced on the 22nd. joe biden and president obama guaranteed they would pass sweeping gun legislation, you know, before the end of the month. so there wasn't much time to do this. we had to act swift. we had to act strong. we had to make a statement. melissa: talk to me about the actions being taken in washington right now. for example, you know, do you really think that stricter gun control rules in the form of background checks, you know, don't make sense? what about closing the gun show loophole? you really don't support that in any way? no way that is part of it makes sense? >> there could be a part that makes sense. talk about what that will achieve. how many people commit crimes going
to say, neil at his second inaugul as he put his hand on martin luther king, jr.'s bible and lincoln, i expect him to look american people in the face. ask not what you can do for your country, ask what your country and government can do for you. this is awful. we $16.4 trillion debt and mounting. the president's dared republicans to call him on spending problem. folks if you don't think you will have jobs now, you will not have them in another four years. that is the problem. neil: think about it, whether you're on the right or left, we have a very brief honeymoon period, window, in any new administration to attack something that might be controversial and certainly, let's say reining in entitlements. maybe slowing the growth of the military, anathema to republicans. it fits that description. but if you don't do it in that immediate period, you never do. and so it is put off for another few years. that is why i'm reading into these preparations for the inauguration and wondering, where is the talk of this? it might pop up in the president's speech. it might pop up in remarks i get out
about monday morning phil? >> well, i mean monday most of us are going to be off here for martin luther king but we'll still be watching out for earnings all next week. we will be looking at economic data. keep an eye on, you know, any progress on budget talks. that's about it here. liz: good point. thank you, phil. david: house congressional leaders announcing today that they will vote on a debt ceiling bill next week that will include at least a short-term extension. liz: rich edson live at the house republican annual retreat which is in williamsburg virginia with the very latest. rich? rich: liz and david, a three month extension, that's what they are discussing. this is a result of three day meeting here, the republican retreat in williamsburg virginia. this is the bill that the house will vote on next week, a three month debt ceiling increase and debt ceiling increase is contingent on the house and senate passing a budget. the senate hasn't actually passed a budget in years. the bill also withholds congressional pay without congress passing a budget. the one problem with this for a
themselves. this president should make that acknowledgement. >> martin luther king jr. day. >> especially. lori: thank you, as always. >> thank you. lori: you can once each and every weeknight seven and 10:00 p.m. eastern. special guest tonight. republican of texas and member of the house do issue very committee on obama, the president's new gun legislation and what else we can expect from the president during his second term. melissa: senate democrats intend to approve a budget for the first time in almost four years, but senator chuck schumer warns, taxes are coming. >> we're going to do the budget this year, and it's going to have revenues in it. all republican colleagues produced to that fact. lori: will republicans be receptive? steve more of the "wall street journal" senior economic writer joins me on the phone. what did you think about that? >> great to be with you. you know, the problem for chuck schumer is not so much getting republicans to get used to it. what about all those red state democrats in the senate. those are the people that are probably hyperventilating right now ove
. stuart: monday january 21st, mar thin luther king -- martin luther king day. we're talking taxes, hollywood hypocrisy and we have the guest you hate to love all coming up. along with this company, e -- elizabeth macdonald by popular demand is back and so is charles and payne. here we are with varney & company. here's a direct quote from professional golfer phil mickelson, if you add up all the federal and you look at the disability and the unemployment and the social security and the state, my tax rate 62, 63 percent so i've got to make some decisions on what i'm going to do. charles, liz? any thoughts from you, liz, first of all? liz: i think the rate is going to go up even higher, more than 70% in coming months because of obama care and what california is doing. california is the worst state in the country when it comes to taxing the upper brackets, gets two thirds of its revenues from the income tax. at the same time, it is doing accounting things, like taking special funds at a time when it's 181 billion dollars in state retiree benefits. that's what it faces. stuart: they th
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